Chechyna war 28mm massive battle

For all completed works!

PLEASE POST PICTURES and keep links to a minimum.
Post Reply
nevermore
Master Brewer
Master Brewer
Posts: 875
Joined: Thu Mar 17, 2011 5:31 pm
Enter a number between 90 and 100: 91
Contact:

Chechyna war 28mm massive battle

Post by nevermore » Tue Dec 19, 2017 1:31 am

Chechyna war 28mm massive battle

The first Chechen war between 1994 and 1996 led to a humiliating defeat for the Russian army
and then-Pres. Boris Yeltsin. Many soldiers — underpaid and badly treated by their superiors— 
saw the restive mountain republic as not worth dying for.

Image

Image

The Russian experience in Afghanistan was still fresh. But military leaders forgot or deliberately
ignored the war’s counter-insurgency lessons.Chechens who fought against the Russian army
were sometimes former Soviet soldiers, including Dzhokhar Dudayev— the young republic’s first
post-Soviet leader.Others were police officers and civilians with no prior combat training.
They carried small arms, light weapons and had few heavy artillery. They had no air force.

Image

Image

Both sides resorted to brutality, torture and arbitrary executions. Chechen terrorists targeted
civilians in Russia, and Russian Pres. Vladimir Putin extended a hand to pliable Chechen leaders.
The Kremlin’s focus on enlisting collaborators proved decisive, and defections from the Chechen
side rose exponentially. Two clans that had fought the Russians in 1994— the Yamadayevs and
Kadyrovs— struck a bargain with Moscow in 1999.

Image

Image

Russian troops overran Grozny. After 2000, the war evolved into an insurgency.

Image

Image

Lots more photos on the website in the gallery at http://www.victorian-steel.com

User avatar
Dropbear
Master Brewer
Master Brewer
Posts: 1883
Joined: Tue Dec 25, 2007 5:35 am
Enter a number between 90 and 100: 0
Location: Victoria, Australia
Contact:

Re: Chechyna war 28mm massive battle

Post by Dropbear » Tue Dec 19, 2017 6:39 am

Looks amazing as usual.

How long does it take to set up and back up for a game like this?

nevermore
Master Brewer
Master Brewer
Posts: 875
Joined: Thu Mar 17, 2011 5:31 pm
Enter a number between 90 and 100: 91
Contact:

Re: Chechyna war 28mm massive battle

Post by nevermore » Tue Dec 19, 2017 5:31 pm

Thanks dropbear

Post Reply